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Issue No: 749     Published: 07 Mar 2016

CHRISTIANITY - A CULTURE, ORGANISATION, OR A RELATIONSHIP?

It is easy to criticize the church and its religious ways, but the real question is 'what do we do about it?' That is the challenge that we as God's disciples face today. Over these 12 weeks we are looking at practical ways God is calling His church, you and me, and the body corporate, to change today. These are taken from my publication A REVELATION OF……. GOD'S CALL TO HIS CHURCH, published 10 years ago. I do not pretend that the changes are easy, but they are necessary for God's kingdom to be established on the earth in preparation for the return of Jesus. Let's continue.....

1: FROM MARTHA TO MARY
2: FROM GREEK TO HEBREW
3: FROM REVIVAL TO HABITATION
4: FROM KINGSHIP TO SERVANTHOOD
5: FROM RECEIVING TO GIVING
6: FROM SONG TO HEART WORSHIP
7: TO CHANGE FOCUS FROM US TO HIM

8: FROM NUMBERS TO DISCIPLESHIP

When one pastor meets another, the first question usually asked is, "How big is your church?" The replies immediately establish the relative pecking orders. The pastor with the larger church automatically has the greater status.

Numerous seminars are conducted on 'church growth', on the latest and greatest way to attract more people into your church, and the programmes that will surely succeed in growing your numbers.

When one asks pastors for their God-given vision, usually it will be focused around increasing the numbers of people in their church. Visions range from hundreds to thousands.

Yet the reality is, 90% of churches worldwide, based on my experience, would have less than 100 members with the majority, less than 50. This would seem to indicate that God is either giving impossible visions, or that most pastors are complete failures. I don't think so. The reality is, we do measure success by numbers, and in most cases our visions are human, rather than God, based. Put very basically, we measure success by 'bums on seats'. Or perhaps, on the floor, as in some countries.

But is this really God's way? What really are we called to? What does the Great Commission actually say?

19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:19-20)

It does not say to get everyone in the world into a church (preferably our own!) on a Sunday, but to make "disciples", for it is only disciples who will "obey everything I have commanded you."

Jesus, although He spoke to a lot of people, only attempted to train 12 male disciples, and one of those didn't last the distance. He did of course, train a number of women also, but in the custom of the times, they weren't listed as part of the group.

The point really is, it is virtually impossible to disciple people in large groups. For developing discipleship is a relational activity. One on one - or in small groups. This is the most effective way for a pastor to 'shepherd' God's people. And shepherding is the true role of a 'pastor'.

Today God is calling on His church to discard the human based philosophy that 'big is best' and to go back to the relational basis of discipleship which Jesus modelled.

I want to encourage the vast majority of pastors out there whose churches are not growing into 'mega-churches'. The Lord first and foremost desires you to encourage your people to a deeper commitment, not to you of course, but to the Lord. It is through this pastoral commitment to discipleship that the Lord will say, "Well done, good and faithful servant'".

Let us put aside the ways of man's 'biggest and brightest' philosophy and return to the Biblical pattern of discipleship, of commitment, submission and obedience to God's will.

Remember the warning to the Laodicean church, the well-established pattern of today's church.

15 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! 16 So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth. 17 You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked. 18 I counsel you to buy from me gold refined in the fire, so you can become rich; and white clothes to wear, so you can cover your shameful nakedness; and salve to put on your eyes, so you can see. (Revelation 3:15-18)

To those prepared to change their ways to become disciples of Jesus, a wonderful promise is made.

19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. 20 Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. (Revelation 3:19-20)

Pastors, leaders, your shepherding role is to encourage your people to open their whole person to Jesus.

PRINCIPLE 8: God is calling believers to grow into disciples.

DAVID'S DOUBTS: "But God, if I have a big church it will glorify you - and pay my salary!" "Who will it glorify David?" "OK God, me really! I understand now. Forgive me Lord."

(Continued next week)

FROM THE WORD

THE WORDS OF JESUS

May we hear what the Lord is saying to us.

Zacchaeus the Tax Collector ( Luke 19:1-10)
Climbed a tree to see Jesus.

“Zacchaeus, come down quickly! I need to stay at your house today.”

Zacchaeus repents.

“Today salvation has come to this house, because this man has shown he is a son of Abraham too. For The Son of man came to search for and save those who are lost.”

Parable of the Wicked Servant ( Luke 19:11-27)
Given to people expecting the immediate appearance of the kingdom.

“Once there was a nobleman who left home to go to a distant country to be crowned king there, and then to return. He called ten of his servants, divided money equally among them, and told them, ‘Invest this money until I return.’ But his people hated him, and sent a delegation after him to say, ‘We won’t have this man as king over us.” After he had been crowned king he returned. He ordered his servants brought to him. He wanted to know what profit they had made by investing the money he had given them. The first servant came in and said, ‘Lord, your money has earned ten times as much.’
“‘Well done! You’re a good servant,’ said the king. ‘Since you proved yourself trustworthy in a very small matter, I’m placing you in charge of ten cities.’
“The second servant came in and said, ‘Lord, your money has earned five times as much.’
“‘I’m placing you in charge of five cities,’ said the king.
“Another servant came in and said, ‘Lord, look, here’s your money back. I kept it safe, wrapped up in a cloth. I was afraid of you because you’re a hard man. You take what doesn’t belong to you, and you harvest what you didn’t plant.’
“‘I’ll judge you by your own words,’ the king replied. ‘You know I’m a hard man, “who takes what doesn’t belong to me, and I harvest what I didn’t plant.” Why then didn’t you deposit my money in the bank, so that when I returned I could have had my money with interest?’
“The king told those who were standing beside him, ‘Take the money away from him, and give it to the one who made ten times as much.’
“‘But master, he already has ten times as much,’ they replied.
“The king replied, ‘I tell you, to those who have, more will be given; but those who do not have, even what they have will be taken away from them. And as for my enemies who didn’t want me to be king over them, bring them here and kill them in front of me.’”

(Continued next week.)

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Join the many who have downloaded the 'The Words of Jesus'. I am sure you will be blessed by it, as I have been.

One key element here is the setting out in chronological order (as far as it is possible to do so) our Lord's words drawn from all the Gospels, and the elimination of repetition between Gospels.

You may be surprised by the different perspective this presentation gives you both in understanding of His life and ministry, and in achieving a closer relationship with Him.


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DAVID'S DOODLINGS

TRIALS AND TESTINGS

599. Failing a test means I need to take it again!

600. The unbearable becomes bearable through God’s grace.

601. Trials are for life’s winners!

602. The ladder of testing is best climbed one step at a time.

603. The best fruit grows on pruned trees.

604. An unpruned tree produces little fruit.

605. Heated and treated gold glistens. It’s the same with us!

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TUESDAY TEACHINGS

THIS WEEK:A REVELATION OF... THE THREE PRIESTHOODS

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LAUGHING AT OURSELVES

***Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused***

*** Those who can't laugh at themselves leave the job to others. ***


293. YOU MAY BE A PREACHER IF . . .
* You've ever lied to the choir director about how good the cantata sounded.
* Your wife has amassed a huge collection of unsolicited casserole recipes.
* You think Exegesis should be an Olympic Event.
* You love to eat lunch alone so you don't have to say grace out loud.
* You sort of enjoy inviting the Mormons in to "talk."
* People apologize to you after they use profanity.
* While shaving, you've pointed at yourself in the mirror and shouted, "REPENT!" just to see what you look like doing it.
* You ever talked to a person who was sitting on a bedpan.
* You find yourself counting people at a sports event.
* You've spoken for free, and are worth every penny of it!
* You received an anonymous U-Haul gift certificate.

292. CHURCH PEW POSITION
A couple who usually sat in the back whenever they attended the church service.
One particular Sunday they decided to move up to the front in order to be sure to hear the sermon.

Even though they had been attending the church for several years, the long time church member they sat next to did not recognize them, but cheerfully said, "Good to have ya with us! Where y'all from?"

Taken by surprise, the husband mumbled, "The back."

291. DADDY'S SERMONS
A pastor tried to prepare his two children for what he thought might be a boring high school graduation ceremony. "Graduations are sometimes long, boring events," he said. "I want you guys to behave and not constantly ask when it's going to be over."

"Don't worry, Dad. We'll live", his daughter replied. "We last through all of your sermons, don't we?"

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FACTS FOR FUN

LAST WEEKS QUESTION: What invention has resulted in less sleep times for humans?

ANSWER: Electric lights! Americans, on average, now sleep 1 1/2 hours
less each day than before they came along. (Is TV is helping redress the balance?)

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION: Why do we ‘bless’ somebody after they sneeze?

Answer Next Week.

SOME FUN FACTS

434. NOT THE REAL THING
Twenty-four-carat gold is not pure gold as there is a small amount of copper in it to harden it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be moulded with the hands. (Seems rather to slip through the fingers!)

435. STRIKING A CORD
Ten cords of wood (a pile stacked 4 feet wide by 4 feet high by 80 feet long) have the same heating potential as 1,400 gallons of oil. (Winter ‘woodn’t’ be welcome without warmth.)

436. MIXED MESSAGES
There are two radios for every man, woman, and child in the United States. (Absolute confusion or simple stereo with one to each ear - on the same station.)

A WORD PUZZLE FOR YOU

Make another word from this word using all the letters.

REFUNDED

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GENERAL TRIVIA 1

5: Which city is the place of God's earthly residence?

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b. Hebron
c. Shechem
d. Bethlehem

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IF ONLY I'D THOUGHT OF IT!

"""OTHER'S SAYINGS TO ENLIGHTEN, AMUSE, OR BEMUSE"""

POLITICAL APHORISMS

Could be appropriate at this time ??? David!

* The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~ Henry Cate, VII

* We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~ Aesop

* If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven. ~ Will Rogers

* Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even where there is no river. ~ Nikita Khrushchev

* Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~ Author unknown

* Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more land tunnel. ~ John Quinton

* A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country. ~ Tex Guinan

* I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. ~ Charles de Gaulle

* Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks. ~ Doug Larson

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JUST JOKES

272. REDIAL
I got the strangest recording when I called the phone company the other day.
It said, "You have been connected to the correct department on the first try. This is against company policy. Please hang up and redial.."

271. THE PHONE
One day an employee came into work with both of his ears bandaged. His boss asked him what happened to his ears.

"Yesterday I was ironing a shirt when the phone rang and I accidentally answered the iron instead of the phone!"

"Well," the boss said, "that explains one ear, but what about the other?"

"They called back!"

270. WHAT'S THE MATTER?
My mother-in-law once gave me two sweaters for my birthday. The next time we visited, I made sure to wear one.

As we entered her home, instead of the expected smile, she said, "What's the matter? You didn't like the other one?"

269. MONEY EARNER
A motorist, after being bogged down in a muddy road, paid a passing farmer five dollars to pull him out with his tractor. After he was back on dry ground he said to the farmer, "At those prices, I should think you would be pulling people out of the mud night and day."

"Can't." replied the farmer. "At night I haul water for the hole."

268. SO MANY
Fleischmann: "How are you feeling today?"

Perlmutter: "Oy vey! I tell you ... I've got so many aches and pains, if I get a new one today, it will have to wait two weeks before I can even worry about it!"

267. LITTLE JOHNY
Little Johnny comes home from school at the end of a term from school with his report card. The report card has all D's and F's.

His parents start lecturing him, and Johnny explains that everyone in his class did poorly not just him.

"But what about David down the street," they said, "he brought home all A's and B's"

"Well David is different." He retorted.

"How so?" His father asked.

"'Cuz his parents are smart!"

266. THE BEAU
Mortified doesn't even begin to describe how Jane's parents felt about meeting her new beau. He sported tattoos and piercings, swore like a sailor, and simply had a hostile air about him.

After he left, the mother said, "Dear, he doesn't seem like a very nice person."

"Mom," Jane said, "if he weren't nice, why would he be doing 500 hours of community service?"

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The Great Sin of the Charismatic Church

The Christian Post

Michael Brown

Michael Brown holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University and has served as a professor at a number of seminaries. He is the author of 25 books and hosts the nationally syndicated, daily talk radio show, the Line of Fire.

As I write these words, I am literally on my knees, praying as I write.

I am more burdened than angry, more broken than frustrated.

How can we be so foolish?

I am an unashamed Charismatic-Pentecostal believer, a lifelong tongues speaker (since January 24, 1972), one of the four principle leaders who served in the Brownsville Revival, the author of an in-depth, scholarly treatment of divine healing, the man who wrote Authentic Fire in response to Pastor John MacArthur's Strange Fire.

I am an insider, not an outsider, and for me the Bible is a charismatic book from cover to cover, undeniably so. In fact, from 1977 to early-1982, during a season of spiritual coldness and intellectual pride, I tried to deny the things of the Spirit, wanting to distance myself from what I felt were the abuses and errors of the Pentecostal movement. But the testimony of the Word was too clear for me to deny and the Spirit's work in my life too strong for me to resist.

Yet I am terribly ashamed of our folly, our gullibility, our lack of discernment, our failure to test all things by the Word, our carnality, our openness to be duped and deceived and defrauded.

With good reason men like Pastor MacArthur have taken aim at us, even if their criticisms were unbalanced and inaccurate. We provided them with all too many worthy targets.

God help us!

As Paul wrote to the Corinthians, "You put up with it when someone enslaves you, takes everything you have, takes advantage of you, takes control of everything, and slaps you in the face" (2 Cor. 11:20 NLT).

That sounds like so many of us.

Quite a few years ago, I had to stop watching certain Christian TV shows (or even networks) because of the corrupt fund raising that would take place, as biblical holy days were exploited for sacrificial offerings and manipulative fund raisers worked their magic. (I'm not mentioning names here because I've tried to reach out to some of these men privately and will do so again before saying more.)

I once saw a well-known fund raiser preaching passionately on Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane, only to turn his powerful message into a plea for funds. What a repulsive perversion of this sacred time in the Savior's life.

The fact that this kind of stuff "works" means nothing to be. To the contrary, it only adds to the culpability of the fund raiser and of the network using his services.

Shame on them all for their actions.

Last year, a strong critic of the charismatic movement wrote to me with respect and grace, almost pleading with me to denounce what he had just seen on TV.

A "prophet" made an appearance on a well-known Christian program, declaring that there would be a devastating disaster that would take place in the next month but that all who would give $1,000 would be spared from that disaster, along with their families, including even their grandchildren.

This is an abomination, and it is in complete violation of the letter and spirit of prophetic ministry in the Bible. In fact, according to some of the earliest teaching of the Church outside of the New Testament itself, any prophet claiming to speak in the Spirit and saying, "Give me money" is a false prophet (see the Didache, Chapter 11). And the prophesied disaster never took place, adding to the fraud.

But has he been called to account for this by his TV network? Has the leader who hosted him been confronted on this?

Perhaps something was said behind the scenes — I would certainly hope so; I wrote to one of the people involved myself — but nothing was repudiated publicly, and the corrupt game just goes on and on.

In the words associated with circus showman P. T. Barnum (said either by him or about him), "There's a sucker born every minute."

This holds true in our "Spirit-filled" circles.

There are preachers on TV today who were either exposed or sued for their fraudulent practices (like claiming to receive "words of knowledge" about audience members while the information was actually being relayed via a hidden earpiece), and yet they're still on the air, raking in their money and providing "testimonies" galore to validate their work.

When will we learn?

It's one thing for a leader to confess his sin, to be repentant, and to be restored.

It's another thing for the same person to keep fleecing the flock over and over again without enough people catching on to put him out of business.

The same "prophet" who got people to "sow" $1,000 into the famous leader's ministry to be protected from the never disaster that never came spoke at a mega-church asking the congregants to sow $49 into his ministry. If they did so, he assured them, their cupboards would not be bare when famine comes to our land.

I'm sure the offering was massive that day.

To be clear, I believe in sowing and reaping; I believe that God is an abundant provider; and I do not believe that being poor is a sign of spirituality or that the less we have, the holier we are.

But I absolutely oppose "prophetic" manipulation, and for those promising riches to everyone who will plant a sacrificial "seed" in their ministry, I remind you of Paul's strong words about those "who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain" (1 Tim. 6:5, NIV).

I have no doubt that God in His mercy honors the simple faith of sincere believers who feel "prompted" to give and who do so out of love for God and His servants. And many times, the Lord will work miracles on their behalf, their stories being used to fuel the fire of the next mega-offering.

But for every one person with a testimony like this, there are 10 or 100 or 1,000 who did not see their mortgage cancelled or their debt wiped out or their finances exponentially increased, despite the promises of the super-anointed, charismatic preacher.

As a leader myself on radio and TV, I strongly encourage believers to get behind the ministries that feed them along with giving strong support to their home congregations first. And I do believe that the laborer is worthy of his (or her) hire.

But the heart of our Father must grieve when He sees His children running to the altar, throwing their offerings at the feet of the "man of God" while shouting "Money cometh to me!"

Did Jesus shed His blood for this?

I stated in my Authentic Fire book that non-charismatics are to be commended for being careful not to be duped and misled, but they often display a cynical, skeptical spirit, which is a weakness. Charismatics, on the flip side, are to be commended for being willing to step out in faith, but we often display an extreme gullibility.

It is high time for this nonsense to stop, beginning with each of us reading this article (me included) searching our own hearts and lives.

I'm totally for taking the leap of faith and diving into the deep waters of obedience, but by God's grace, I will do so with my eyes wide open and my feet planted firmly on the Word of God.

There is a vast difference between faith and foolishness.

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A REVELATION OF……. 3 KINGDOM AGES OF GOD

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WAXING LYRICAL

This poem was 2 years in the writing! The inspiration came, half was written, then I got busy on other things! In the last day or two I have had some spare time, so thought to finish it. (Actually I have had more spare time during the two years but never quite got 'a round tuit'!) I hope the result is worth waiting for!

MR BUMBLE Continued

So our 'brmm-brmm bee' plummeted to the ground,
Fortunately for him, landing on a very soft mound
Of leaves gently fallen from a nearby tree,
Disaster averted, I was so thankful to see.

"Why are you down here Mr Bumble", I asked, surprised,
When suddenly it dawned - my mistake, I now realised.
You shouldn't have taken to heart what I said,
Was only theoretical, straight from my head.

Of course you can fly, everyone knows that fact,
Indeed we would rather like to get in on the act!
For God made you in a very special way,
To humble us humans, each and every day.

For when we see how well you can fly,
We realise, no matter how hard we try,
There's knowledge money can't buy,
That's of our God, up there in the sky.

"But I believed you," Mr Bumble sadly said,
"Look at me now, I could easily be dead!
Thank God for the leaves of the tree,
Now I know, He is looking after me"

"Forgive me please," I cried out loud,
Feeling foolish for being so proud,
So full of worldly knowledge is my brain,
To consider others feelings, too much strain.

"Mr Bumble, you are a scientific miracle,
My understanding, insufficiently empirical,
For it is obvious you can soar far above,
Which I simply can't, for money or love!"

"I feel a lot better now," said Mr Bumble,
"To see you on your knees, so humble,
Maybe I can fly again without a fumble,
I'll give it a good go - LET'S NOW RUMBLE!

Wings flapping,
Slowly at first,
Then revving,
Give it a burst!

Now into the air again, Mr Bumble flew,
"Yes, I can still fly!" that he now knew,
Up, up, into the blue,
Buzz, buzz, it's true!

There are two lessons here, in life to be learned,
Neither pull another down, nor be the one spurned,
For word's are so powerful you see,
When taken and used by our enemy.

We're to encourage one another to fly high,
Sometimes it's difficult, but let's give it a try.
Yes, twill give a whole new outlook on life,
As well as keeping Mr Bumble, out of strife!

For the 'Fruit of the Spirit' we are to develop,
Yes, love, peace and joy, our life will envelop.
So when we meet the Mr Bumbles of our daily walk,
We can help them fly higher, through our godly talk.

('Artistic Lisence' has been taken in describing the nesting habits of the bumble bee. Unlike honey bees, they are solitary creatures! But that would spoil a good story!)

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A DAVID MUSING

We had our first 'kingdom meeting' last Tuesday evening and it was very successful - a strong anointing, people hungry for kingdom teaching, with much discussion and life application.

For the kingdom is not simply a matter of theory or knowledge, but a matter of living it, and in it! To practice what we preach! To live what we say...........

Thank you Lord!

So until next week.....

MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOU BLESS GOD

His servant and yours

David Tait

Today's 'Word Puzzle' Answer: UNDERFED

TODAY'S 'BIBLE QUESTION' a. Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 5:6)

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